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M5421 Sigma-Aldrich

Magnesium hydroxide

BioXtra, ≥95%

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Quality Level   200
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥95%
impurities   ≤0.01% Phosphorus (P)
  ≤0.1% Insoluble matter
mp   350 °C (lit.)
solubility   5 M HCl: 0.1 M, clear, yellow
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤0.5%
cation traces   Al: ≤0.02%
  Ca: ≤0.7%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.02%
  K: ≤0.005%
  NH4+: ≤0.05%
  Na: ≤0.05%
  Pb: ≤0.001%
  Zn: ≤0.002%
SMILES string   O[Mg]O
InChI   1S/Mg.2H2O/h;2*1H2/q+2;;/p-2
InChI key   VTHJTEIRLNZDEV-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Description

Application

Magnesium hydroxide has been used in the synthesis of brucite.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Magnesium hydroxide is a flame retardant. Magnesium hydroxide is commonly used as an antacid which has a long-lasting effect. The liquid formulation of magnesium hydroxide is called milk of magnesia. It is used as a laxative. It is used in the treatment of diarrhea along with aluminium hydroxide. The naturally occurring form of magnesium hydroxide is brucite.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
OM3570000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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